• Group Accountant at Koko Networks

  • Posted on: 11 August, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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    KOKO Networks is an international venture-backed technology company with offices in East Africa and India. KOKO provides a platform for smart commerce in urban Africa. Our unique suite of technologies connects suppliers, retailers and customers, enabling delivery of a range of consumer and business solutions that improve life in Africa’s cities.

    Group Accountant


    This is a great opportunity for a forward thinking individual to collaborate in the definition of Koko’s organization structure. One will get to work with an innovative team of innovative individuals who have created an exciting and digital-buyer seller relationship model. This role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to influence the revamp of KOKO’s financial and operating systems.

    Detailed Responsibilities:

    Accounting systems development & analysis

    • Monitor, maintain and regularly test operational controls, updating relevant procedure documents and process maps

    • Align and improve existing group consolidation systems

    • Take lead in the implementation of new and existing financial systems including upgrades, testing and feedback.

    • Represent Finance on project teams/working parties to ensure that new activities, restructurings and business improvement opportunities are correctly accounted for

    Management accounting

    • Prepare consolidated group financial statements and interim reports under IFRS

    • Manage the budget and reforecasting processes, ensuring operating costs and operational efficiencies are considered

    • Assist in the coordination, preparation and sign-off of annual financial statements for all group entities

    • Provide advice and recommendations on financial procedures and practices, as required

    Culture, Communication & compliance

    • Liaise with software teams to set up bespoke financial accounting and reporting modules

    • Manage the financial control process to ensure the integrity of the accounting records, ensuring regular reconciliations are prepared and reviewed.

    • Assist the CFO in ensuring that financial accounting policies comply with current financial reporting standards and are adhered to in practice. Have detailed knowledge of current financial reporting standards, policies and regulations

    • Prepare the management report pack for leadership & management teams, providing detailed commentary on performance

    Does this sound like you?

    • 6-10 years' experience in financial management and analysis

    • Integrity, honesty and discretion

    • Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills

    • Strong spreadsheet manipulation skills and aptitude for Excel work

    • IFRS accounting and cross jurisdictional consolidation

    • Finance or technical degree

    • Full professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)


    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Koko Networks career website on www.linkedin.com to apply

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